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Table 4. 

Areas of the Brain that Were Significantly More Active for Children, Relative to Adults, across the Four Working Memory Loads

Regionxyzz-Value
Load 1 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 40 94 49 3.76 
Superior parietal lobule1 (R) 33 45 69 3.40 
Posterior cingulate1 (R) 45 49 59 3.07 
Inferior frontal gyrus (L) 70 84 34 3.51 
Load 2 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 51 88 55 4.38 
Posterior cingulate (R & L) 39 39 53 3.92 
Angular gyrus (L) 71 33 51 4.14 
Load 3 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 45 93 45 4.77 
Angular gyrus (L) 76 36 53 4.08 
Posterior cingulate (R & L) 45 53 58 3.93 
Angular gyrus (R) 15 46 60 3.77 
Load 4 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 45 92 46 4.26 
Posterior cingulate (R & L) 39 39 54 4.24 
Regionxyzz-Value
Load 1 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 40 94 49 3.76 
Superior parietal lobule1 (R) 33 45 69 3.40 
Posterior cingulate1 (R) 45 49 59 3.07 
Inferior frontal gyrus (L) 70 84 34 3.51 
Load 2 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 51 88 55 4.38 
Posterior cingulate (R & L) 39 39 53 3.92 
Angular gyrus (L) 71 33 51 4.14 
Load 3 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 45 93 45 4.77 
Angular gyrus (L) 76 36 53 4.08 
Posterior cingulate (R & L) 45 53 58 3.93 
Angular gyrus (R) 15 46 60 3.77 
Load 4 Rostral superior frontal gyrus (R & L) 45 92 46 4.26 
Posterior cingulate (R & L) 39 39 54 4.24 

1Part of the same cluster.

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